Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.